Vicon Announces The Appointment Of Bret McGowan As Its Senior Vice President Of Sales For The Americas, Far East And Western Africa

Vicon Industries, Inc. (VII: NYSE-MKT), a designer and producer of video security and high-performance IP cameras, today announced that as part of its ongoing integration with IQinVision, Mr. Bret McGowan has been named Senior Vice President of Sales for the Americas, Far East and Western Africa, taking responsibility for the combined sales organization. Bret joined Vicon over 20 years ago as a marketing analyst and most recently, has served as Vicon’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Americas, Far East and Western Africa. As part of the transition process, IQinVision’s Director of Global Sales, Steven Sarfati and Director of Sales Operations, Mike Gruber will report to Mr. McGowan.

Mr. McGowan commented, “I am excited to be a part of the executive team in this important juncture in the Company’s history. I am confident that we can bridge the core competencies of both sales organizations to build a solid foundation for growth along with new levels of customer service.”

“I am confident that Bret’s experience and knowledge of the security industry, technology trends, and customer relationships will position him to lead the sales team of the combined companies toward renewed growth and future success,” said Vicon CEO Eric Fullerton.

Vicon develops video management software and also designs, assembles, and markets cameras, network video servers/recorders, encoders and storage media. Vicon products are used in video system applications principally for security, surveillance, safety and communication purposes.

Non-Solicitation

This press release and the information contained herein shall not constitute an offer to sell, buy or exchange or the solicitation of an offer to sell, buy or exchange any securities, nor shall there be any sale, purchase or exchange of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, sale, purchase or exchange would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about the adequacy of reserves, estimated costs, Company intentions, probabilities, beliefs, prospects and strategies and its expectations about expansion into new markets, growth in existing markets, enhanced operating margins or growth in its business, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results and events may differ significantly from those discussed in the forward-looking statements and the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Copyright Business Wire 2010

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